Recruiter Registration Deadline: March 31, 2014


DATE: April 26, 2014

LOCATION: Cal Poly Pomona

TIME: Recruiter Fair from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.


The 2014 Southern California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education will take place on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Campus Address: 3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768.

The recruiter fair, held in conjunction with the Forum, will take place from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. Recruiters will sign-in at the recruiter registration area starting at 9:00 a.m. A green room for recruiters and speakers will also be available starting at 9:00 a.m.

Workshops for students will be held throughout the day in classrooms surrounding the recruiter fair area. Students will be visiting the recruiter fair continuously from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. The day’s scheduled events include:

9:00 a.m. Recruiter registration opens
10:00 a.m. Recruiter table set-up begins
10:30 a.m. Recruiter lunches available
12:00 noon Recruiter fair begins
  To facilitate student visits, there will be NO scheduled workshops between 12:00 noon and 1:15
3:00p.m. Recruiter fair ends

Hotel Accommodations:
A block of rooms for the Forum has been reserved at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Convention Center at 601 W. McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768. A recruiter rate of $135.00 per night plus taxes is available until March 24, 2014. To obtain the negotiated rate, please contact the hotel directly at (909) 622-5954 and specify you are with the Forum. You may also book a room at:

Recruiter Reception:
On Friday, April 25, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., the CSU Pre-Doctoral Program will host a dinner reception for all registered recruiters and the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Convention Center. Prior registration is mandatory. If you intend to attend the Pre-Doctoral Scholars’ reception and dinner, please RSVP to Tracy Daniels by April 11, 2014.

Shipment and Handling of Materials:
If you ship materials in advance of the Forum, please arrange for your materials to arrive at the Cal Poly Pomona College campus between Tuesday, April 22 and Thursday, April 24, 2014. Pre-printed address labels will be emailed to recruiters two weeks before the Forum. Please use these address labels for your boxes and fill in the recruiter name and telephone number on the label.

If you want your materials to be shipped back to your institution after the Forum, please attach a self-addressed, pre-paid FedEx or UPS shipping label on your boxes. Materials are scheduled to be picked up on the Monday morning after the Forum.

Shipping Address for Recruiter Materials:
SHIPPING MATERIALS - Please ship all displays and materials to the following address:
Cal Poly Pomona Career Center
REF: Diversity Forum - (Your Organization)
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768-4025

Directions to Cal Poly Pomona:

Directions from Sheraton Fairplex Hotel to Cal Poly Pomona:

  • Head northwest on W. McKinley Ave.
  • Turn left onto Fairplex Dr.
  • Take the ramp onto 1-10 West.
  • Take the Kellogg Dr. exit
  • Turn left on Kellogg Dr.
  • Keep heading on Kellogg Dr. until you pass Red Gum Lane, and then proceed to the Parking/Information Booth on your right.

If you are flying in, we recommend using the Los Angeles International (LAX), Ontario (ONT) or John Wayne (SNA) airports. The Forum does not provide free transportation from the airports to the hotel or host campus, but you can order a shuttle service, taxi or reserve a rental car.

If you are flying into Ontario airport, the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Convention Center does offer a complimentary shuttle ride to/from the airport. Advanced reservations are required. Passengers must make advanced arrangements directly with the hotel (909) 622-2220 by giving their name, flight number, and a cell phone number.

Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
Take the 105 freeway east, transition to the 605 freeway north, transition to the Pomona (60) freeway east, and transition to the Orange (57) freeway North. Exit at Temple Avenue and turn left (down the hill.) Turn right on South Campus Drive, turn left on Kellogg Drive, and left when you see the Visitor Parking Booth.

Ontario International Airport (ONT)
Take the San Bernardino (10) freeway west and exit at Kellogg Drive. Stay in the left lane and follow Kellogg Drive until you get just past Red Gum Lane. The Visitor Parking Booth is on the right side.

John Wayne Airport (SNA)
Take the 55 freeway north. Merge onto the I-5 freeway north. Take the 57 freeway north and exit on Temple Avenue- go left down the hill. Turn right on South Campus Drive, left on Kellogg Drive, and left again when you see the Visitor Parking Booth.